Here is a good comparison discussion regarding Elite’s various brands of Manual Projection Screens.
- Manual Screen Comparison Table – https://elitescreens.com/images/download/material/ComparisonTables/Manual_Comp.pdf
*The discussion below is based on actual chat transcripts with the omission of any personal/confidential material to protect the customer’s privacy. An example in this case is to change the contact’s identification name/number to “Customer” or a generic name.
[23:35] Rick: Hello, how may I help you. [23:35] Customer: Hello Rick. I’m curious about the difference between manual and manual b series? [23:37] Rick: the manual b is an economy version of the Manual series. the housing is smaller and the material is a 1.0 gain the standard manual is 1.1 gain [23:38] Customer: Elite Screens M120XWH2 is the manual series correct? [23:39] Customer: I’m looking for a 120″ Pulldown preferably with a black casing [23:40] Customer: It seems like its pricier to buy on other sites rather than direct with you folks. [23:40] Rick: the model for black casing should end with “UWH2” and for white it end with “XWH2” [23:41] Rick: you may compare here. [23:41] Rick: https://shop.elitescreens.com/store/c2/Manual-Projection-Screens [23:42] Customer: Any kind of deals from you guys directly? [23:44] Rick: i do apologize we don’t have any deals we have a no compete policy with our dealers they are competing for your business you may search through Amazon to compare and find the best deal. [23:45] Customer: how much is that with you ? [23:47] Rick: for the model M120UWH2 black casing it goes for 180.50 with ground shipping [23:47] Customer: how about Manual B series same specs. [23:48] Rick: https://shop.elitescreens.com/store/p4/Manual-Series.html [23:48] Customer: what is the screen quality difference? [23:50] Rick: 164.00 for the manual b series. the difference is that material is is lighter and the housing is smaller this will make it budget friendly and light in weight as well the material for the manual b is 1.0 gain. and the the standard manual it is 1.1 gain this means you are getting 10% more light reflecting back to you. [23:50] Rick: https://shop.elitescreens.com/store/p8/Manual-B-Series.html [23:52] Customer: where do you ship out of? [23:52] Rick: we have two locations one in California and the second in Maryland. [23:53] Customer: just to make sure is this model the manual series M120VSRPRO [23:54] Rick: this is from our manual pro series. [23:55] Rick: this one is a 4:3 aspect ratio with a fiber glass backed material with the slow retract mechanism. [23:57] Customer: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Elite-Screens-M120XWH2-Manual-Series-16-9-Pull-Down-Screen-120/182589046871 [23:58] Customer: just looking at this and there is conflicting information in the listing [23:58] Rick: this is the model M120XWH2 this is the white case 120″ 16:9 standard screen. [00:01] Customer: yeah deeper in the listing says otherwise. Thanks for looking at it! 🙂 [00:03] Rick: you’re welcome